A hole-in-the wall bistro inspired by the trattorias of Italy, Franco Choo’s offers home-style cooking, interesting wines and warm hospitality in an intimate ambience. We have a simple and changing menu, making the most of fresh seasonal produce and celebrating the best of Italian cuisine. Our cooking reflects authentic flavours, recalling traditional dishes with a few unique and delicious twists. Only a stroll away from Chapel Street, Prahran, the bistro offers diners an escape from the hustle and bustle to experience the feeling of being in someone’s private dining room.

Franco Choo’s homely dining space is the perfect backdrop for honest food and attentive service.

S teven Choo, Owner and Chef Steven is passionate about sharing his love of Italian food. Having lived in Australia, Malaysia and Europe, his culinary experience is broad and his dishes have been inspired by his travels through Italy, Spain, Portugal, France and England.

Steven has worked in a number of renowned restaurants including the George Street Bistro (Fremantle), the Grand Hotel Dining Room (Richmond), Alevansi (Toorak) and the Il Pagliaccio (Rome).